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Srilanka Itinerary
(COLOMBO & HILL COUNTRY)
( 04 Nights / 05 Days )
 
  Packages Details
 
Day 1 : Colombo
 
Meet on arrival & proceed to Colombo, Afternoon do a city & shopping tour of Colombo.
Colombo. Colombo, like many capital cities in developing countries is fast changing its face. Almost overnight, skyscrapers arise from where old buildings once stood. Yet in some parts, the old world charm is retained with several British built colonial buildings. Other places of interest are a Hindu and a Buddhist temple, residential areas where you find the stately homes of the affluent, the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) - an outright gift to Sri Lanka from the People's Republic of China & the old parliament.
After noon at leisure. Overnight stay in Colombo
Day 2 : Nuwara Eliya
 

after breakfast at the Hotel. Proceed to Nuwara Eliya via Kitulgala.
Kitulgala. The Kelani River (the broadest river in Sri Lanka) flowing through Kitulgala was the main location where the Oscar winning Movie Bridge on the River Kwai was filmed. On the hill above this town, a prehistoric cave was recently discovered containing large middens of shells from some unknown civilization.Afternoon - Visit Nuwara Eliya.
Nuwara Eliya. Nuwara Eliya, because of its invigorating mountain climate and scenery, is Sri Lankas most popular hill resort. Nuwara Eliya is also the heart of Sri Lankas tea country producing a significant share of the world s best tea. Sri Lanka s highest mountain Pidurutalagala (8282 feet) is located here. Nuwara Eliya also has one of the finest 18 hole golf courses in South Asia. Overnight stay in Nuwara Eliya

Day 3 : Kandy
 

Breakfast at the Hotel. Transfer from Nuwara Eliya to Kandy .
Enroute - Visit a tea plantation and a tea factory, where the best tea in the world is produced. Here you could observe all about the process of manufacturing tea. You can also see how tea is graded. Taste a cup of pure Ceylon tea in the factory.Afternoon – Do a city tour of Kandy.
Kandy. Kandy was the last capital of the Sri Lankan kings and is a World Heritage Site. The name "Kandy" conjures visions of splendour and magnificence. Many of the legends, traditions and folklore are still lovingly kept alive. Drive around the Kandy Lake built by the last Sinhala king, Sri Wickrama Rajasinghe in 1798. Visit the Kandy town and bazaar, the arts and crafts centre, a gem museum and a lapidary. Also visit the Temple of the Tooth Relic in Kandy. Thereafter witness a cultural show.
Overnight stay in Kandy.

Day 4 : Colombo
 

Breakfast at the Hotel. Morning - Visit the Royal Botanical Gardens in Peradeniya.
Royal Botanical Gardens, Peradeniya.
This botanical garden was first built as a pleasure garden by a Sinhala king and was expanded by the British. It is 147 acres in extent and provides an amazing variety of trees, plants and flowers. Thereafter proceed to Colombo. Enroute – Visit the Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage.Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage
The Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage, established in 1975, commenced with seven orphans. Today some of these orphans enjoy the fortune of seeing their grandchildren born in the same location. The original objective of establishing the orphanage inclined more towards tourism, but is soon became a conservation and educational centre. With the help of local and foreign elephant experts, Pinnawela started a scientific captive-breeding programme for elephants. The free movement of the herd enhanced the chances for respective individuals of both sexes to get together and mate. The nearby river played a dominant role in this regard, and in 1984, the first baby of Pinnawela was born.
The success story of Pinnawela has drawn the attention of scientists from all over the world. A considerable number of books and research articles on Pinnawela have been published in several languages. The members of the Pinnawela herd have been filmed, videoed and photographed thousands of times by professionals. Late afternoon – Do a shopping tour of Colombo including visits to House of Fashions, ODEL ,Noritake ceramic shop & a local souvenir shop Overnight stay in Colombo

Day 5 : Colombo- Departure
  After Breakfast transfer from Colombo to connect the departure flight.
 
   
   
 
INR per person on twin sharing basis (From Trivendrum)
Category of Hotel twin sharing triple sharing child (without extra bed)
3* Rs. 26100/- Rs. 26100/- Rs. 19900/-
4* Rs. 29830/- Rs. 29830/- Rs. 23700/-
5* Rs. 35550/- Rs. 35550/- Rs. 2600/-
 
  Valid till 28th Feb. 2011.  
  Suppliment will be charge on Christmas and New Year Eve  

 


The above prices include:

- Return airfare
- 01 Night Accomodation in Kandy
- 01 Night Accomodation in Nuwara Eliya
- 02 Nights accomodation in Colombo
- Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage
- Kandy Temple
- Cultural show in Kandy
- City Tour in Columbo
- Peradeniya Botanical Garden in Peradeniya
- Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle as per program.
- Service of English Speaking Chauffeur Guide.

Above prices does not include :
- Video and Camera permits.
- Lunch & dinner throughout the tour.
- Entrance fees for places of interest
- Compulsory Perahara period supplements at hotels.
- Cost of tickets to view the Perahara.
- Expenses of a personal nature.
- Any other services not specified above

Hotel Selected
Superior Hotels : Sigiriya Village – Sigiriya / Hill top Hotel – Kandy / Galway Forest Lodge – Nuwara Eliya / Grand Oriental Hotel – Colombo.
Superior Hotels : Amaya Lake – Dambulla / Amaya Hills – Kandy / Grand Hotel – Nuwara Elaiya / Holiday Inn Hotel – Colombo
Deluxe Hotels : Kandalama Hotel – Kandalama / Earl’s Regency – Kandy / The Tea Factory – Nuwara Eliya / Colombo Hilton or Cinnamon Grand or Taj Samudra – Colombo.

 


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